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New York Times, Sunday, September 18, 1994

Author:
Merl Reagle
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Merl Reagle

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Reagle. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0918 ( 16,385 )
Across
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Actress Moore : DEMI
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Some are giant : PANDAS
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Physicist Ernst : MACH
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Muddle : HASH
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Little Archer : EROS
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"The Night of the _____" : IGUANA
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Model-filled magazine : ELLE
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Pastiche : OLIO
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Novel about an aging tennis star? : FAREWELLMYVOLLEY
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Hockey position : WING
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Push ahead : PROPEL
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Follow one's feet : ROAM
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Hole worlds to explore : CAVES
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Play based on a "Wild Kingdom" episode? : THEMATINGOFTHESHREW
35
Basic question : WHO
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Pulver's rank, in film: Abbr. : ENS
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Overseas stop : ARRET
38
Scholarship consideration : NEED
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Amber, for one : RESIN
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Resigner before Richard : SPIRO
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Boss : CZAR
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Minnesota poet Robert : BLY
46
Story of a tough town in Africa? : AMINSTREET
49
Ring around the castle : MOAT
50
Gin fruit : SLOE
51
Weevil, for one : PEST
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Orinoco shocker : EEL
53
Grab (onto) : GLOM
55
One home of 5 Across : CHINA
56
Night predators : OWLS
58
Expose of airline pricing? : FAREOFFLYING
62
Chubby Checker's autobiography? : ANAMERICANGYRATED
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Play about a singer's army years? : PRIVATEELVIS
65
Like Nash's lama : ONEL
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Like Seattle : RAINY
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Cyan : BLUE
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Fatherhood-testing info : DNA
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Small amount : DASH
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Jackie's dresser : OLEG
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Wind gust : SCUD
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Sequel to "Madame Bovary"? : AUNTIEEMMA
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Author Kaufman : BEL
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Proud, energetic, domineering ones, they say : LEOS
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Musket's name, often : BETSY
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An archangel : URIEL
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Arizona city : YUMA
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Creme-filled munchies : OREOS
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Damage : MAR
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Mr. Turner : NAT
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Trashy best seller? : LOOKINGFORMRBAGODOR
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Big Schott : MARGE
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Stuff : CRAM
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More work : UTOPIA
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Famous words of accusation : ETTU
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Fashion book that will make you look like a million bugs? : THEMOSQUITOASCOT
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Mighty god : THOR
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Teeny bit : IOTA
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Washington airport : DULLES
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French theater : CINE
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Faxed : SENT
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Agree out of court : SETTLE
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Jazz singer Anita : ODAY
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3, on a phone : DEF
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Newsworthy time : ERA
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Way an organism develops : MORPHOSIS
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Grenoble's river : ISERE
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Frisbee forerunner : PIEPAN
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Shoelaces tips : AGLETS
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None: Prefix : NULLI
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Equine mother : DAM
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Even the slightest : ANY
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Type of acct. : SAV
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Giant slugger : MELOTT
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Kareem's God : ALLAH
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Mozart's "La _____ di Tito" : CLEMENZA
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John Madden sentence starter : HEY
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Author Fast : HOWARD
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Piers Paul Read thriller : ALIVE
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Tendon : SINEW
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Sloppy eaters : HOGS
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_____ studies (college major) : WOMENS
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Gluck hero : ORFEO
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One-name star : CHER
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Kind of song or park : THEME
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Scruff : NAPE
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Determination : GRIT
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Three-time Hart Trophy winner : ORR
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Plane reservation : SEAT
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Present coverage : WRAP
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Chanting : INTONING
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French seasoning : SEL
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Snug : COMFY
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Guided only by instruments : BLIND
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Like Chandler's "Goodbye" : LONG
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Term of endorsement : YEA
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"Family Matters" actress Hopkins : TELMA
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Change to 000 : RESET
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Early synthesizers : MOOGS
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Protector : SHIELDER
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Solemn : GRAVE
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Director Riefenstahl : LENI
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Cell suffix : CYTE
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Not straight : WAVY
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Place to play : FIELD
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Due process championer, familiarly : ACLU
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Air-mass boundary : FRONT
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Island veranda : LANAI
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One of the Durants : ARIEL
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Picture poser : REBUS
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Seem trivial : PALE
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"Knock over" : ROB
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Letters after Moynihan's name : DNY
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Lysine or tryptophan : AMINOACID
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Ruin, as calligraphy : SMEAR
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Stoppage : HALT
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Partly : SEMI
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Chung or Rather, e.g. : COANCHOR
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It's little matter : ATOM
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Space race participant : USSR
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Moon of Jupiter : EUROPA
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Heartthrob Perry : LUKE
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Upset solver? : BROMO
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Poet's contraction : EER
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Healthy lunch : YOGURT
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"The true measure _____ ..." : OFAMAN
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Barbie maker : MATTEL
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Words after "loose as" or "silly as" : AGOOSE
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Shaping tool : LATHE
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"Loot" playwright : ORTON
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Actress Scacchi : GRETA
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Erected : BUILT
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70's "in" spot : DISCO
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"Miracle" group : METS
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Monterrey uncle : TIO
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Radical 60's grp. : SDS
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Whom: Fr. : QUE
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Nth: Abbr. : ULT
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_____ roll : ONA
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"Brat Farrar" author : TEY

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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